Sabre Corporation | September 08, 2020
Golden Travel and Tourism, one of the leading travel companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has signed a multi-year agreement with Sabre to continue use of its innovative technology and platform to manage travel. Sabre Corporation is the leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry.
Under this agreement, Golden Travel and Tourism will be using Sabre's intelligent platform Sabre Red 360, allowing it to harness more data, content and flexibility to differentiate its offering, manage its operations and workflow more effectively and grow faster in the region.
Expedia Group & Qtech Software | April 28, 2022
Expedia Group and Qtech Software announced an expanded collaboration to deliver access to Expedia Group's travel supply to travel businesses globally through Qtech's flagship technology platform, OTRAMS GO.
Owing to this collaboration, travel firms of all sizes now have more access to premium hotel content and technology via the OTRAMS GO platform, enabling them to increase revenue, expand their businesses, and improve the travel ecosystem's efficiency.
For many travel firms, investing in technology that supports online booking experiences is also a problem. Qtech's OTRAMS GO addresses this issue by charging no upfront fees and a minimal per-transaction fee. With the addition of Expedia Group's enormous hotel inventory, Qtech's clients will be able to provide travelers with high-quality hotel materials at a fair price.
"OTRAMS GO revolutionized technology adoption for travel businesses by making it more affordable and accessible. Access to Expedia Group's hotel supply will help further improve the profitability and scalability of our customers. We are working towards helping the travel industry bounce back stronger. This is a major step towards the realization of that vision."
-Paresh Parihar, the CEO and managing director of Qtech Software
OTRAMS GO is a comprehensive travel Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform that integrates trip booking systems, supplier interfaces, agent management, API redistribution, and dynamic packaging into a single, easy interface.
Head of Product Development for OTRAMS GO Jignesh Modi said, We are already operating with Expedia Group's Rapid 3 API, gaining access to the company's competitive accommodation rates and availability from a portfolio of more than 700,000 properties with 35 different property types in more than 25,000 destinations worldwide. This integration enables superfast search results and rich content that will enhance the overall booking experience as well.
DESTINATION AND TOURISM
The European Union | August 28, 2021
The European Union on Friday moved to reinstate COVID travel restrictions like quarantine and testing requirements for unvaccinated citizens of the United States and five other countries, two diplomats told Reuters.
EU countries started a procedure to remove the United States from a list of countries whose citizens can travel to the 27-nation bloc without additional COVID restrictions.
The non-binding list currently has 23 countries on it, including Japan, Qatar and Ukraine, but some of the 27 EU countries already have their own limits on U.S. travellers in place.
One diplomat said other countries that would be removed from the safe travel list were Kosovo, Israel, Montenegro, Lebanon and North Macedonia.
The decision on new EU travel restrictions for foreigners would become final on Monday should no EU country object, the sources, as well as two more EU officials, added.
The list is compiled on the basis of COVID-19 situation in each country, as well as reciprocity.
Despite EU calls, the United States does not allow European citizens to visit freely and the bloc has been divided between those pushing for equal treatment and those more reliant on tourism and reluctant to restrict U.S. travellers